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Writing Television Sitcoms

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Title: Writing Television Sitcoms
Author: Smith, Evan S.
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This new edition of "Writing Television Sitcoms" features the essential information every would-be teleplay writer needs to know to break into the business, including:
* updated examples from contemporary shows such as "30 Rock", "The Office" and "South Park";
* shifts in how modern stories are structured;
* how to recognize changes in taste and censorship;
* the reality of reality television;
* how the Internet has created series development opportunities;
* a refined strategy for approaching agents and managers;
* how pitches and e-queries work; or don't; and,
* the importance of screenwriting competitions.

Everything a beginning television writer needs to know about the TV industry and writing scripts for sitcoms? - "Writers Write"

Evan S Smith is an associate professor at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, and has written sitcoms for studios including Paramount, MTM and Twentieth Century Fox.

Publication date: 08/02/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780399535376
Publishing status: Active (web)
Writing Television Sitcoms